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Geologic map of the Bach region of Mercury

January 9, 2023

The Bach region encompasses the south polar part of Mercury poleward of lat 65 degrees S. About half of the region was beyond the terminator during the three Mariner 10 encounters and hence not visible. The entire mapped area was covered by near-vertical photography from the second encounter, and the eastern part, from long 15 degrees to about 110 degrees, was covered by oblique photography from the first encounter.

Publication Year 2023
Title Geologic map of the Bach region of Mercury
DOI 10.5066/P9CM7FQL
Authors R. G. Strom, M. C. Malin, M. A. Leake
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Astrogeology Science Center